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  1. iTunes Tops 150M Download Sales

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has sold more than 150 million downloads. Cupertino, California-based Apple had reported its 100 millionth legal download in July. It claims iTunes users are now d Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store h ...

  2. iPod Boosts Apple Q3 Earnings

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sales jump 37% to $2.35B. Apple Computer posted its highest fourth-quarter revenue in nearly a decade, as sales were driven in part by strong demand for the iPod digital music player. Revenue for the quarter was $2.35 billion -- up 37% from a year ...

  3. Bill Gates Stresses Interoperability For Music

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft chairman/chief software architect Bill Gates expressed the importance of consumer choice in digital music during his keynote speech today (Oct. 12) at his company's Digital Entertainment Any Microsoft chairman/chief software archite ...

  4. Virgin Offers Digital-Music Player

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT GB device to compete with iPod mini. 5GB device to compete with iPod mini. News ...

  5. Virgin Offers Digital-Music Player

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete with Apple Computer's iPod mini. Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete wit ...

  6. Virgin Offers Digital-Music Player

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete with Apple Computer's iPod mini. Virgin Electronics today unveiled a new 5 GB hard-drive based digital-music player designed to compete wit ...

  7. Europe To Get Bigger Bite Of iTunes

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-European iTunes Music Store in October. Apple VP of applications Eddy Cue tells Billboard.biz the company is finalizing publishing agreements with the relev Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-Eu ...

  8. Europe To Get Bigger Bite Of iTunes

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-European iTunes Music Store in October. Apple VP of applications Eddy Cue tells Billboard.biz the company is finalizing publishing agreements with the relev Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-Eu ...

  9. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. The service will offer 300,000 tracks from indies and majors at lau ...

  10. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. The service will offer 300,000 tracks from indies and majors at lau ...

  11. Real Promotion Spurs 3 Million Downloads

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks' recent <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000613392">$.49 download promotion</A> at its RealPlayer 10 Music Store generated more t RealNetworks' ...

  12. Microsoft Launches Download Store

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. MSN claims a catalog of more than ...

  13. Microsoft Launches Download Store

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. Microsoft today (Sept. 1) launched a preview release of its MSN Music download store in the United States. MSN claims a catalog of more than ...

  14. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  15. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  16. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  17. Hewlett-Packard Unveils iPod, MTV Deal

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Computer giant offering 20 GB, 40 GB devices. Hewlett-Packard (HP) this morning (Aug. 27) announced the release of its version of the Apple iPod and a new marketing pact with MTV. The digital music player will come in a 20 GB version for $299 and ...

  18. RealNetworks Slashes Download Prices

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $.99 to $.49 at its RealPlayer Music Store. The promotion, which starts today (Aug. 17) and runs for a limited time, marks the lowest price point ever from RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $ ...

  19. iTunes U.S. Catalog Hits 1 Million Songs

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple says the iTunes Music Store now has more than 1 million songs available for download in the United States. Apple says the iTunes Music Store now has more than 1 million songs available for download in the United States. The service features ...

  20. Apple, RealNetworks At Odds Over Harmony

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has come out swinging against RealNetworks' new Harmony technology, which makes tracks from the RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple's iPod players for the first time. Apple Computer has come out swinging against R ...

  21. Rio Introduces Challenger To iPod Mini

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rio Audio, a maker of portable digital music players, has unveiled a competitor to Apple's iPod Mini -- a 5 GB $249 player called the Rio Carbon. Rio Audio, a maker of portable digital music players, has unveiled a competitor to Apple's ...

  22. Rio Introduces Challenger To iPod Mini

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rio Audio, a maker of portable digital music players, has unveiled a competitor to Apple's iPod Mini -- a 5 GB $249 player called the Rio Carbon. Rio Audio, a maker of portable digital music players, has unveiled a competitor to Apple's ...

  23. Apple, RealNetworks Lack Harmony

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it plans to investigate RealNetworks' "hacker tactics" to "break into" its iPod players. The company today said it was "stunned" at Real's recently unveiled compatibility technolog Apple ...

  24. iTunes Extends Reach Through Motorola Deal

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is to roll out a new version of its iTunes jukebox software which will be compatible with Motorola cellular phones. Motorola says the new handsets would be available in the first half o Apple Computer is to roll out a new version of ...

  25. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT System allows Real tracks to be played on iPod. System allows Real tracks to be played on iPod. News ...

  26. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks will announce today (July 26) that it has developed a technology solution that makes tracks from its RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple Computer's iPod, as well as with a number RealNetworks will announce today (July 26 ...

  27. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks will announce today (July 26) that it has developed a technology solution that makes tracks from its RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple Computer's iPod, as well as with a number RealNetworks will announce today (July 26 ...

  28. Duke Freshmen To Receive iPods

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Duke University in Durham, N.C., has inked a deal with Apple Computer to distribute iPods to all incoming freshmen this August. Duke University in Durham, N.C., has inked a deal with Apple Computer to distribute iPods to all incoming freshmen this ...

  29. New iPod: Cheaper, Longer-Lasting

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer today (July 19) is introducing a slightly slimmer version of the iPod that is $100 cheaper, features improved battery life and incorporates the navigation technology from the iPod Mini. Apple Computer today (July 19) is introducing ...

  30. iPod Boosts Apple Third-Quarter Earnings

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With sales of Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer's iPod digital-music player up 124% from last year to $249 million, the company reports a net profit of $61 million, or 16 cents per diluted share, With sales of Cupertino, Calif.-based App ...

  31. iPod Boosts Apple Third-Quarter Earnings

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With sales of Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer's iPod digital-music player up 124% from last year to $249 million, the company reports a net profit of $61 million, or 16 cents per diluted share, With sales of Cupertino, Calif.-based App ...

  32. Biz Leaders Seek Digital Harmony

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks has its eye on bridging the compatibility gap between competing digital-music standards. At the UJA Federation's Music Visionary of the Year luncheon today (July 14) in New York, Real cha RealNetworks has its eye on bridging the ...

  33. iTunes Surpasses 100M Milestone

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has sold its 100 millionth legal download. The computer giant says the milestone was reached when Kevin Britten of Hays, Kansas, yesterday downloaded "Somersault (D Apple Computer's iTunes Music S ...

  34. iTunes Surpasses 100M Milestone

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has sold its 100 millionth legal download. The computer giant says the milestone was reached when Kevin Britten of Hays, Kansas, yesterday downloaded "Somersault (D Apple Computer's iTunes Music S ...

  35. Apple's iPod Minis Drop Worldwide July 24

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer will make its iPod mini digital-music player available internationally starting July 24. A spokesperson for the computer giant says prices will vary for each territory. The mini portabl Apple Computer will make its iPod mini digital ...

  36. Apple's iPod Minis Drop Worldwide July 24

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer will make its iPod mini digital-music player available internationally starting July 24. A spokesperson for the computer giant says prices will vary for each territory. The mini portabl Apple Computer will make its iPod mini digital ...

  37. Sony Connects With U.K., France, Germany

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Connect, the online music store operated by Sony Corp.'s Sony Network Services (SNS), quietly entered the European market today (July 5). The download service, which was expected to roll out in June, Connect, the online music store operated b ...

  38. Sony Connects With U.K., France, Germany

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Connect, the online music store operated by Sony Corp.'s Sony Network Services (SNS), quietly entered the European market today (July 5). The download service, which was expected to roll out in June, Connect, the online music store operated b ...

  39. Sony Connects With U.K., France, Germany

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Connect, the online music store operated by Sony Corp.'s Sony Network Services (SNS), quietly entered the European market today (July 5). The download service, which was expected to roll out in June, Connect, the online music store operated b ...

  40. iTunes 2nd-Week Euro Sales Surpass 1.5M

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have lost little sales momentum in their second week of operations. The services have registered more than 1.5 million co Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores ...

  41. iTunes 2nd-Week Euro Sales Surpass 1.5M

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have lost little sales momentum in their second week of operations. The services have registered more than 1.5 million co Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores ...

  42. Sony Enters Digital-Player Market With New Walkman

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Company positioning device as 'iPod challenger'. Company positioning device as 'iPod challenger'. News ...

  43. Dell Offers $100 Rebate For Old Apple iPods

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dell is running a promotion that gives customers $100 off on some of its Dell Digital Jukebox music players if customers send the personal computer maker their old Apple iPods to be recycled, the comp Dell is running a promotion that gives custome ...

  44. Sony Enters Digital-Player Market With New Walkman

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The iPod may finally have a serious competitor. The company that brought us the Walkman is entering the hard-disk music player arena now dominated by its trendsetting rival Apple Computer. The iPod may finally have a serious competitor. The compan ...

  45. Dell Offers $100 Rebate For Old Apple iPods

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dell is running a promotion that gives customers $100 off on some of its Dell Digital Jukebox music players if customers send the personal computer maker their old Apple iPods to be recycled, the comp Dell is running a promotion that gives custome ...

  46. Sony Enters Digital-Player Market With New Walkman

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The iPod may finally have a serious competitor. The company that brought us the Walkman is entering the hard-disk music player arena now dominated by its trendsetting rival Apple Computer. The iPod may finally have a serious competitor. The compan ...

  47. iPod Hits The Road With BMW

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Companies team for car adapter. Steve Jobs has been known to drive a BMW. Now the Apple CEO is bringing the digital music experience to the car. Apple and BMW Group today announced the BMW iPod Adapter, the first integration between iPod and a car ...

  48. Apple Bows Wireless iTunes Device

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT AirPort Express can stream music to home stereos. Apple Computer has developed a new wireless Internet solution that allows music from iTunes to be streamed to stereos and home-theater systems. Apple's AirPort Express, a wireless Internet bas ...

  49. Apple Bows Wireless iTunes Device

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT AirPort Express can stream music to home stereos. Apple Computer has developed a new wireless Internet solution that allows music from iTunes to be streamed to stereos and home-theater systems. Apple's AirPort Express, a wireless Internet bas ...

  50. Apple Creates New iPod Division, Shuffles Execs

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has created a new division to sell its popular iPod, the market-leading digital-music player. Jon Rubenstein, who has led the Cupertino, Calif.-based company's hardware engineering effo Apple Computer has created a new division ...

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